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Governor Pence has named a Michigan consultant as the person who will advise State Superintendent Glenda Ritz's office on ways to reduce the length of the ISTEP exam. A release from Pence's office says he has hired Edward Roeber (RAY-ber) to review ISTEP and make recommendations...
State school superintendent Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) A day after the House voted to remove state school superintendent Glenda Ritz as chairman of the State Board of Education, a Senate committee is tackling both Ritz's chairmanship and the makeup of the rest of the...
Indiana's top health official is sending out another warning about measles. State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams says new cases diagnosed in the Chicago area likely mean it's only a matter of time before Indiana sees new cases. Dr. Adams says despite religious and...
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy brought his nationwide listening tour to Indianapolis Tuesday. Dr. Murthy says signing up for affordable healthcare is one way Hoosiers can help address high infant mortality, diabetes and mental health issues that continue to plague Indiana...
A Spanish teacher at an Indianapolis school is out of the classroom while the school district investigates what parents are calling a punishment that went too far. Our newsgathering partners at RTV-6 talked to Ann Marie Havens, who says her son suffers from Attention Deficit...
The Indianapolis City-County Council passed a resolution Monday night honoring three IMPD officers who saved a man from a burning home on New Year's Day. Officers Gary Hadden, Brian Thorla and Grady "Skip" Copeland responded to a home in the 4100 block of West Vermont Street...
An Indianapolis Public Schools teacher is accused of punishing several students by taping their hands and feet to the floor. According to IPS officials, the allegations were reported last Friday at William Penn Elementary School No. 49. Parents said that as many as seven...
State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz (WIBC.com file photo) Ten Republicans broke ranks, but it wasn't enough to derail a bill that could remove the Democratic state school superintendent as chair of the State Board of Education. The House voted 58-to-40 to pass the bill (HB...
The Capital Improvement Board has a new leader. Earl Goode, who served as Chief of Staff to former Gov. Mitch Daniels, was unanimously approved as the CIB's new president Monday. He replaces Ann Lathrop who helmed the board for five years. The CIB oversees Bankers Life...